Hi recruiters, please give me the brutal truth:

I just got laid off and I'm feeling really jazzed and excited about the change. Is that naive to feel in this climate?

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If you have a rainy day fund, you can def feel jazzy!!

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Your feelings are your feelings and no one can or should try to invalidate them. What I will say is that I hope this turns into a great change for you and you find something better in all ways soon. The only thing I worry about is the saturation of talent with all of these layoffs. It will be way more competitive in landing those few roles that hundreds of qualified ppl are going for.

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The economy is definitely rough, but some industries (areas of tech especially) are still doing just fine and hiring. I have friends who have been successful job hunting right now. It's not all doom and gloom.

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Yes your feelings are valid. Start over and start looking for that new job opportunity that is out there waiting for you. Good luck!

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Your subconscious is excited because it knows you can do choose any next steps you want. I felt the same after losing a job years ago.

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You're probably feeling relief! Definitely can relate to that, so I guess what I mean is....congrats!?? Now you can certainly be more calculated.

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No it is not naive. You will find something great. Being optimistic is going to help you find something faster. You have got this.

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This is a great attitude to have! Keep it. You're going to find something perfect for you soon

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